These statistics are based on monthly data submitted to the Planning Permit Activity Reporting System (PPARS) by all 80 Victorian responsible authorities.
Note that as of publication, 87.5% of responsible authorities had submitted the data for December 2018. It does not contain data from Central Goldfields, Darebin, Hepburn, Horsham, Maribyrnong, Mount Alexander, West Wimmera, Wodonga and Yarriambiack.
Previous months' data has been updated to this publication date.
This report covers information for the state aggregated and presented at four levels:
- metropolitan Melbourne and rural/regional Victoria,
- three metropolitan and three rural/regional subregions
- the individual planning schemes.
Planning Permit Activity Report
The Planning Permit Activity Report presents four levels of data, a list of the planning schemes that comprise each level of reporting can be viewed here (PDF, 266.2 KB).
Statewide planning permit activity
The permit activity occurring within each local government area is aggregated to provide a statewide summary position.Statewide report
Planning permit activity by metropolitan and rural Victoria
Information is aggregated to provide a perspective on metropolitan Melbourne and rural/regional Victoria.
Planning permit activity by subgroup
Compare three metropolitan and three rural subgroups that have similar planning activity or geography.
Planning permit activity by municipality
The level, nature and scale of activity varies across the many municipalities in the state, reflecting different locational, social, economic, environmental and historical situations.
Permit decisions by scheme
This chart shows the number of decisions made in each of the 82 planning scheme areas and the percentage decided within sixty days. Click the image for an enlarged PDF of the chart.
Referrals, public notice and further information - financial year to date
This chart shows the number of applications received in each of the 82 planning scheme areas that have been referred, where public notice was required or where further information was requested for the financial year to date. Click the image for an enlarged PDF of the chart.
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